Soak bread crumbs in milk; add meat, eggs, onions, seasonings, and green pepper, if using. Mix well. Form into loaf and place in loaf pan.
Piquant Sauce: 3 T. brown sugar, 1/4 c. catsup, 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, 1 tsp. dry mustard. Spread over top of meat loaf. Bake at 350 for approximately one hour. Tip: To soak up grease from meat loaf, lay two slices of bread under the meat before cooking.